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About The Skipping Shawl Free Knitting Pattern by Katrina Walser
This expansive, heart-shaped shawl is a study in how gorgeous simple stitches can be when paired with amazing colours. The main stitch pattern is made up of short repeats which you'll have memorised in no time, and results in a wonderful all-over texture that perfectly highlights the colour changes in the gradient. A calming, meditative knit, it's as lovely to knit as it is to wear.
Skill Level: Intermediate
Skills Needed: Basic knitting skills, increases (yo, kfb), provisional cast on, slipped stitches, picking up stitches.
Finished Size: Wingspan - 67 inches / 170 cm, depth at center back - 24 ¼ inches / 61.5 cm
Yarn: Infinite Twist Helix Giant Gradient, 100% Merino, 700 yds, 240 g.
Needles: U.S. size 4 / 3.5 mm (or any size yielding gauge), circular needle at least 32 inches / 80 cm long.
U.S. size 3 / 3.25 mm (or one size smaller than the main needle), circular needle at least 32 inches / 80 cm long.
Gauge: 26 sts & 56 rows = 4 inches / 10 cm in slipped stitch pattern after blocking (see notes).
Gauge is not critical for this project but note that using a different gauge will affect the size and stitch counts in your shawl.
Notions: Yarn needle, 4 stitch markers.
See the yarns available to knit this project here.